PC software archive

  • G Data AntiVirus 2008 - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    G Data AntiVirus 2008 - PC review

    By 25 September 2008

    As we’ve seen with most antivirus suites, G Data takes the simple interface approach to design. The interface is clean and you can immediately tell what activity is being run. The software comes with a Boot-CD, which you can run before you install the...

  • Adobe CS4 Announced
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    Adobe CS4 Announced

    By 23 September 2008

    Adobe has launched a new version of its Creative Suite adding a stack of new features over its 14 applications. In total there will be 6 editions available covering all angles for the creative types out there be in print, web, video or mobile. Users will...

  • Roxio Creator 2009 - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Roxio Creator 2009 - PC review

    By 18 September 2008

    Roxio’s leading media creator package has reached its twelfth incarnation, and as such has taken on a new look and a trimmed down name. Gone is Easy Media Creator, instead it’s simply known as Creator 2009 but it’s still offers the same vast array...

  • Symantec launches Norton 2009 software
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    Symantec launches Norton 2009 software

    By 17 September 2008

    Symantec has launched Norton Internet Security 2009 and Norton AntiVirus 2009. The Norton 2009 products claim to have more than 300 improvements from the scanning engines to the user interface. Said to be re-engineered for speed, the software offers low...

  • Roxio Elite MyDVD 9 - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Roxio Elite MyDVD 9 - PC review

    By 11 September 2008

    If you want to edit your home movies there are any number of tools on offer and Windows even has its own Movie Maker. Roxio Elite MyDVD 9 is essentially a DVD authoring tool that allows you to edit your home movies and then burn them to DVD. However,...

  • RealNetworks launches RealDVD
    Home Cinema

    RealNetworks launches RealDVD

    By 8 September 2008

    RealNetworks has launched a DVD ripping solution that allows users to back-up their DVD collection - without breaking any copyright laws. RealDVD is software that lets DVD owners copy the DVD's content to their PC, in around 20 minutes apparently, with...

  • Microsoft Live Office Workspace hits a million
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    Microsoft Live Office Workspace hits a million

    By 5 September 2008

    Microsoft has announced that 6 months after release, the beta of Microsoft Office Live Workspace has reached the one-million-customer sign-up milestone. Office Live Workspace beta is the free, web-based extension of Microsoft Office that lets people access...

  • Arcadia Software PhotoPerfect 2.9 - PC review
    Online 3 out of 5

    Arcadia Software PhotoPerfect 2.9 - PC review

    By 5 September 2008

    Arcadia Software is a German company and only made an English language version of PhotoPerfect with version 2.8. Launching against the big players in the market, such as Adobe, Corel or even Serif, this product offers one-click batch processing and a...

  • GData Notebook Security 2008  - PC review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    GData Notebook Security 2008 - PC review

    By 28 August 2008

    Depending on which research you read, notebooks either outsell desktop PCs already or are expected to do so in the coming 12 months. With this growth in popularity it comes as no surprise to find notebook specific software now being released. GData Notebook...

  • Adobe Photoshop Premiere 7 announced
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    Adobe Photoshop Premiere 7 announced

    By 26 August 2008

    Adobe has announced a new version of its Adobe Premiere software for the PC on Tuesday that promises to make editing video easier than previous versions. The new software, which will be available as a bundle with Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 also announced...

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 launched
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    Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 launched

    By 26 August 2008

    Adobe has announced it is updating its Photoshop Elements package as part of its annual refresh on Tuesday. The new software, which is due to hit in September alongside a new version of Adobe Premiere Elements 7, promises a stack of new features to entice...

  • PC Tools Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus 6 - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    PC Tools Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus 6 - PC review

    By 22 August 2008

    We’ve grown increasingly accustomed to our online security packages being full Internet Suites and not individual products. This is because the Internet has an ever-increasing number of ways to fool and trick the unwary user. PC Tools continues to offer...

  • McAfee extends coverage to Intel lappies and MIDs
    Laptops

    McAfee extends coverage to Intel lappies and MIDs

    By 21 August 2008

    Owners of Intel-based laptops and Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) are soon going to be able to load their machines with McAfee's suite of security and data encryption tools. The mobile content security for MIDs will be based on the Intel Atom processor...

  • Corel CorelDRAW X4 - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Corel CorelDRAW X4 - PC review

    By 20 August 2008

    CorelDRAW X4 is a comprehensive package that allows for vector illustration, page layout, photo-editing and image tracing. This latest version builds on the success of the previous 13 editions but isn’t so much a re-invention, more a steady progression....

  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009 - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009 - PC review

    By 12 August 2008

    Kaspersky is one of a number of names in the antivVirus and online security market that is growing in stature due to product improvements. This latest version takes many of the features we’ve seen in earlier editions and sensibly builds on them. The...

  • Webroot Secure Backup – PC software review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    Webroot Secure Backup – PC software review

    By 1 August 2008

    Online storage seems to be a growth area – we recently reviewed Bullguard Backup 8 and liked it – now we have Webroot with its Secure Backup. With the price of external hard drives now more affordable than ever, you have to wonder why such services...

  • Outpost Security Suite Pro 2009 – PC software review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Outpost Security Suite Pro 2009 – PC software review

    By 31 July 2008

    If you're using a computer that's hooked up to the Internet it's essential that you're running some form of security, ideally a suite of tools that combines a range of ways to detect and remove threats. Outpost produces a straightforward solution that's...

  • "Mojave Experiment" videos live
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    "Mojave Experiment" videos live

    By 29 July 2008

    What indeed? Microsoft's "Mojave Experiment" site is now live with tons of video content of American consumer's impressions of the company's much-maligned latest OS, along with lots of edited clips of with such bon mots as: "If I had this I'd be kinda...

  • Microsoft's "Mojave" teaser site goes live
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    Microsoft's "Mojave" teaser site goes live

    By 28 July 2008

    Presumably part of Microsoft's multi-milion dollar Vista re-education programme, a new teaser site has gone live with more content promised on Tuesday 29 July. The "Mojave Experiment" saw Microsoft inviting a group of folk, spanning Mac, XP and Linux...

  • Serif PagePlus X3 - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Serif PagePlus X3 - PC review

    By 24 July 2008

    Serif’s PagePlus package is one of the stalwarts of the home DTP market and while it continues to be overlooked by professionals, Adobe InDesign and QuarkXpress are still dominant forces; but this latest addition has plenty to offer the home or small...

  • Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 - PC review

    By 17 July 2008

    We may only be only half way through the year but we’re already starting to see the emergence of the latest crop of Internet Security Suites. To get a head start on the competition, Kaspersky has decided to call its latest version, Internet Security...

  • Microsoft launches Equipt subscription software for consumers
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    Microsoft launches Equipt subscription software for consumers

    By 2 July 2008

    Microsoft has unveiled "Equipt", an all-in-one security and productivity software subscription service for consumers. With one installation, Microsoft says the service delivers anti-malware protection technology, features to simplify PC management and...

  • Google Media Server launches
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    Google Media Server launches

    By 27 June 2008

    The ever ambitious Google has released an application that aims to "bridge the gap between Google and your TV". David Garcia, a software engineer for the company says: "In the old days, we used to watch a simple device called a television". "Nowadays,...

  • CyberLink PowerDirector 7 Ultra - PC review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    CyberLink PowerDirector 7 Ultra - PC review

    By 27 June 2008

    Chances are, if you’ve bought a camcorder or a TV tuner for your PC in the last few years then you’ll be aware of CyberLink, as it bundles its software with a vast number of devices. Its software tends to be adequate for the entry-level user but it’s...

  • Nuance PDF Converter Professional 5 - PC review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Nuance PDF Converter Professional 5 - PC review

    By 19 June 2008

    Adobe may have developed the PDF (Portable Document Format) and made it the perfect format for sharing documents, largely due to the free Acrobat Reader, but Adobe isn’t the only company that makes PDF editing software. Nuance PDF Converter runs a close...